Ben Hill County Commission
402-A East Pine Street
Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
(229) 426-5100

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The Honorable Romelle Green
Chief Magistrate Judge 

Contact Me

(229) 426-5140

Elections Qualifications

My Current Term Expires December 31, 2016

The Magistrate Court provides the following services for Ben Hill County:

  • Issue and conduct civil claims    

  • Issue garnishments 

  • Writs

  • Dispossessory  

  • Foreclosures

  • Issue subpoenas

  • Issue post judgment interrogatories

  • Enforce county ordinances

  • Perform marriages

  • Issue search warrants

  • Issue civil judgments

  • Issue almost all criminal warrants

  • Setup pre-warrant application hearings

  • Issue bad check warrants (deposit account fraud)

  • Hold bond hearings (set the amount of bond)

  • Issue conditions orders on family violence warrants

  • Execute and accept written waivers of extradition

  • Can issue contempt orders

  • Issue bench warrants

The monetary limit of the Magistrate Court is $15,000.